Awareness, Advocacy & Action

      Women for Progress

      of Mississippi, Inc.

Women for Progress of MS, Inc. 

Women's Business Network 

Women's Business Network Committee:


The Women’s Business & Entrepreneurs Network

 

Shall promote and support women in business and help create new economic development opportunities for more women.  The committee will design a plan to accomplish these goals including, but not limited to the following tools:

 

  • WFP Work, Wealth & Wisdom: Use the experience and knowledge of the body of Women for Progress to give women access to information, resources and colleagues with experience in various areas of business: Forums, networking events, etc.
  • Education: Women for Progress Radio
  • Networking
  • Support: Combat the natural isolation of managing a small business by providing personal support and professional development
  • Recognition: Highlight & recognize African American Women business owners and entrepreneurs..
    • shall create programs or opportunities that will lead to the creation and growth of small businesses, entrepreneurship, and innovation economy.
    • The committee shall create a resource framework that supports entrepreneurs of all backgrounds as they seek to open and grow small businesses, including support for innovation, technical assistance, and access to capital.

 

WOMAN-OWNED BUSINESSES OF THE MONTH 2014-2015

NOVEMBER 2015

Nails Envy Downtown

Full Service Spa:  Nails, Pedicures, Facials & More

221 East Capital Street, Regions Bank Building

Mrs. Tiffany Hathorn

(601) 398-7186

tnhathorn@gmail.com


SEPTEMBER 2015

XPERIENCE JACKSON ENTERTAINMENT

Mrs. Yolanda Singleton


AUGUST 2015

CLEANER THAN CLEAN

Deloris Johnson

601-951-9092

2924 Goathill

Edwards, MS


JULY 2015

CLASSIC PRINTING

Willow Womack

Commercial High Quality Printing

www.classic-printing.net

(601) 969-4120

418 N. Farish Street

Jackson, MS 39202


JUNE 2015

LIL’s, Fashion Retail and Consultant Business 

Mrs. Lillie Portis Naylor, President & Owner

www.jewelrybylils.com

Lil's is open by appointment Monday-Thursday, Friday-5:30 to 7:30, and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. Visit www.jewelrybylils.com for online shopping and additional information.


MAY 2015

Dr. April Watson Stringfellow, DDS

2189 Henry Hill Drive

Suite B

Jackson, MS 39204


APRIL 2015

MRS. MAHARI BUTLER

ADHIAMBO SCHOOL

Established 1979

3424 Robinson Road

Jackson, MS 39209

www.theadhiamboschool.com


FEBRUARY 2015

GERALDINE B. CHANEY, MD, F.A.A.P.

Capital City Children's and Adolescent Clinic, PLLC

2679 Crane Ridge Drive, Suite F

Jackson, MS 39216

www.cccac.com

(601) 362-7476


DECEMBER 2014

TONI COOLEY

Systems Electro Coating, LLC


OCTOBER 2014

Blackmon & Blackmon

Barbara Blackmon

Attorney at Law, PLLC

9076 Peace Street

Canton, MS 

(601) 859-1567

Business, Family, Criminal & Civil Litigation


SEPTEMBER 2014

CONNIE BROWN

Fondren Fashion House

310 Mitchell Avenue

Jackson, MS 39216


AUGUST 2014

DR. STEPHANIE THOMAS, DPM

PREMIER FOOT CLINIC

705 Hwy 80 West

Clinton, MS 39056

(601) 926-1500


JULY 2014

DOROTHY THOMPSON SANDERS

DST Realty, Inc.

5260 Cedar Park Drive

Jackson, MS 39206

(601) 366-9400

www.dorothysthompsonrealty.net


JUNE 2014

Gailya LaJean Magee Porter, CEO/Agent

PORTER'S INSURANCE AGENCY

Property & Casualty Insurance

Life, Health & Accident Insurance

www.portersinsurance.com

(601) 355-8471


APRIL 2014

THE COFFEE ROASTERY

Debra Griffin

308 W. Pearl Street

Jackson, MS 

(601) 949-6994


MARCH 2014

SOUTHERN CAPITAL TITLE

Janessa Blackmon

Elizabeth Carr

Title, Escrow & Real Estate Closing Transactions

215 Katherine Drive

Flowood, MS 39232

(601) 933-0370


FEBRUARY 2014

JACKSON ADVOCATE

Alice Tisdale

www.jacksonadvocateonline.com


JANUARY 2014

KOINONIA COFFEE HOUSE

Lee Harper

136 S. Adams Street, Suite C

Jackson, MS

(601) 960-3008

www.koinoniacoffee.net